Funding and grants

Charles Sturt University strives for research excellence and partnership. We provide meaningful outcomes for industry, government, business, and communities. We seek to make an impact on a regional, national and global level by contributing to the economic, social and environmental sustainability and well-being of these communities.

Find a funding opportunity

As a CSU researcher, you can access funding opportunities through various sources.

Applying for and managing a grant

Before you apply for a grant, read the information in this section and follow the steps provided.

ARC and NHMRC annual rounds

Find out about the process to submit Australian Research Council (ARC) or National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) applications.

News and updates

There are a number of sources for national and international research news. CSU also subscribes to Research Professional News Service and the Conversation. Explore the links below to access Research Specific news information.

Campus News captures the latest stories locally and around the world on current research undertakings and research breakthroughs.

Research Professional is an online database of research funding opportunities and research policy and practice news. All CSU researchers and HDR candidates can access it using your CSU login and password.

The Conversation - Academic rigour, journalistic flair.

Universities Australia - the voice of Australia's Universities.

National Innovation and Science Agenda (NISA) NISA is an Australian Government initiative building a framework for Australian innovation policy and boosting innovation and science in key areas.

ARMS - The Australasian Research Management Society (ARMS) is the professional society for research managers and administrators working throughout Australasia and Singapore. Since its founding in 1999, the ARMS network has grown to involve more than 2700 members from universities, research agencies and institutes, medical research institutes, R&D corporations, research centres, government departments, funding bodies, industrial R&D teams, service providers, commercialisation bodies and consultancies.